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near mosconey center. elsewhere bart, muni and ferries on time and good alternate for all major events fleet week, america's cup, lots of things going on, take mass transit this weekend. >>> no apologies for losing your voice a little, you see that if being at the coliseum? >> how is she going to sound during the playoffs? we are not going to hear her at all. >> we'll have to just watch her. >>> family pet targeted by thieves, next. the plea made by a 10-year-old girl and her family in the hope that they will see miko again. >>> famous passenger seen climbing out of a blue angels jet at sfo. >> we know that guy. >> >> reporter: in today's tech bites new facebook service aims to get your post seen by more, promote will move your selected post to the top of your friend's news feeds for a price the feature is expected to cost users around $7 a pop. amazon has a new e-reader. the kindle paper white features a built-in light similar to the glow light on the nook. it gets high marks. >> screen is nice, built-in light is nice, nice features you time to read and with x-ray i think amazon has c
92 overnight roadwork ramp to southbound 280 closed until 6 a.m. this morning. checking in with bart, muni, caltrain, all mass transit getting off to a good start, no delays. when you are out this weekend, might want to download the abc7 waze app there are a lot of events including critical mass at 6:00 this evening and howard street closure great way two get you around some of those delays, abc7news.com/waze. >>> today at 3:00 on katie, chelsea handler will talk about her talk show and what is next in her rising career. also check this out, the santa clara father and son responsible for the latest youtube sensation showing a toy train in space, a thomas the engine now viral with more than two million online hits, you won't want to miss it. catch katie today at 3:00 on abc7. train in space. >> local man makes big with his -- >> local man with local motive. >> very good. >>> big let down in the pacific northwest stanford's hopes for another undefeated regular season ends in washington. >> a's fall behind early. , and d crops. and that's "america's money." i'm sunny hostin. >>> just go
plans that will not be a good route. bart extra trains for the events this weekend. golden gate ferry added another giant boat for the giants' playoff game many muni as extra buses. pardon my voice i'm still a little shakey from the a's game the other day. we'll be back with more in a bit. >>> a lot more on that coming up. if you are filling your gas this morning, bay area gas prices are leaping toward record levels. terry mcsweeney is live in menlo park with new numbers. >> reporter: they are saying we haven't seen nothing yet. take a look at prices here at this gas station in menlo park many you can see the $5.05 for self-serve regular. lower right hand corner, $5.79 full serve supreme. if you want go that route, you can. folks, it is not this bad everywhere else but it is heading this way. take a look at some prices average prices around the bay area you see oakland $4.52. compared to the good old days of $4.34, the price yesterday. san francisco about the same, san jose at $4.53. wow! look at drivers, you know what they are going to be saying. experts say they are blaming it on th
to cut off velez phone service without a court order. that's what bart did during a protest against a police shooting back in august of 2011. the bill was a direct response to that decision. the governor said the measure could divert attention away from a true emergency. >>> the governor did sign new legislation that targets abuse by car dealers who sell older cars to people with bad credit. now they will have to provide warranties for at least 30 days and post a fair market value on the vehicles they are selling. governor brown vetoed a bill that limited the interest rates. he has eight bills left to sign or veto before tonight's deadline. >>> in vallejo, federal investigators are helping police with a fire they say was intentionally set to destroy the law offices of mayor ostby davis. it start the early yesterday morning in vallejo. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has the details. >> reporter: the in said of mayor ostby davis's private law office is a burned-out shell of melted machines, singed walls and crime scene tape. police say this is a fire that is more than just suspici
the east bay to the peninsula. a lot of activities this weekend, bart running extra trace, muni extra service, -- take mass transit this weekend, right now everybody is on time. >>> new morning, berkeley firefighters are watching over a fire that destroy a duplex and forced five out of their homes. here's a live picture that fire erupted after midnight in the rear of a townhouse. police officers who were the first on the scene went into the bidding and rescued a woman in a wheelchair. nearby residents were also evacuated. firefighters managed to keep the blaze confined to the house, no injuries and no word on what caused the fire. amy hollyfield will have more in a live report, in next half hour. >>> new, a's could be getting ready to stay in oakland for the next five years. terry mcsweeney joins us live from the coliseum with the deal. >> reporter: i'm here at the overstock.com coliseum where the a's play home games a's fans are overstocked with good news. team in the playoff, might win division if they can beat texas today. now word that a five-year extension of their lease to keep
city streets, a hundred more than usual. bart will add more cars to its regular trains. >> we could shatter ridership records. >> reporter: and there will be extra ferry service. eight boats will be in circulation, taking passengers from vallejo, oakland and alameda to san francisco. >> expect to carry between 10,000 and 12,000 people this weekend. >> reporter: now, another way to get around town is to do exactly what you see all these people doing here. walk. we've looked at the maps, charted the routes and determined it is possible to end up to just about every event this weekend on foot in a single day. we'll tell you how, coming up at 6:00. allie rasmus, channel 2news. >> again, the blue angels will be performing this weekend. one thing you can say about the blue angels is they only perform if there are clear skies. too much fog or cloud cover, and they won't go out. our chief meteorologist bill marth inn is tracking the weather for this weekend. bill, what do you think? >> yeah, they are going to be fine. we say clear skies, kind of like what we had today. today, they did pract
of this mass transit they are saying is the way to go. so far this morning that is on time no delays for bart, muni, caltrain at that hour 242 typical slow downs west on highway 4 from antioch towards pittsburg. carquinez bridge to the maze 24 to the caldecott tunnel eastbound caldecott right bore right lane blocked with accident. altamont commute just under 25 minutes. >>> still ahead, breaking news from the u.s./mexico border. shooting leaves a border patrol agent dead, we'll have details. >>> oprah's big the deal she just signed as she tries to improve ratings at her struggling cable network. >>> first a consumer reports' smell test can febreeze mask kitty litter and sardine odors? michael finney has the answer. >>> breaking news. a border patrol agent was killed in a shootout near the u.s./mexico line in arizona this morning the area is known as a major drug smuggling corridor. another border patrol agent was wounded and airlifted to a hospital. one dead, one wounded no word on the wounded agent's condition. more information as soon as we get. >>> you may have seen tv commercials for febr
. the ban expands again to cover all san francisco businesses. >> bikes on bart. there is a recent survey on allowing bicycles on rush hour, they will reveal the results of a recent pilot project to allow bikes on trains and so far, it seems commuters are split about the idea. >> cal train congestion ease aid bit after trains were put into office. >> two are brand new. cal train is rearranginging it's schedule to give greater flexibility and adding a stop for 12 limited service trains. this is in response to an increase in ridership. >> there is a boy for marisa myer and her husband he posted it on his twitter account saying his wife gave birth last night. the child's name has not been revealed yet. the 37-year-old took the helm of yahoo in july after leaving google in mountain view. the new mom plans to work from home for a period and possibly return in a week or two. >> one of the biggest names in social media is in moscow, mark zuckerberg met with russia's prime minister to discuss innovation in that country. and there is a one of the few countries where facebook is not the top social
in oakland over an 18 hour period this week. >> and bart trains running on time this afternoon after a maintenance train and and and again, the trains are running on time this afternoon. >> more west nile virus news that is not good. there are five more birds and a chicken tested positive in five cities. the cities are discovery bay, brentwood, pleasant hill and walnut creek, vector control says the stifeling heat brings an increase in the mosquitoes that spread the virus. >> two people have tested positive this year. >> and there is a class action suit claims the fee is a tax and should require a two thirds vote from the legislature, governor brown calls it a fee to help with the budget deficit. >> and a group of people in the south bay is urging google to remove a video clip from you tube related to a film that is sparking violence around the globe. >> happening now in sharp contrast to violent protests around the world this peaceful demonstration in santa clara denounces an antiislam film made in the united states. these protestors are upset with google decision not to remove a vi
. as for public transit you are good to go for all systems no place because of 4 a.c. transit bart or caltran this morning. >> does go down to lost chances were hollywood loves a sequel and this weekend's iowa was the another shutdown of the 4 05 freeway through l.a. they're calling it, get into. >> armageddon to the sequel will have its opening night or should we say closing night on friday at 10 mi. try to the nation's busiest freeway will be closed for the weekend all lies of the 4 05 between 10 and 101 will be off-limits. it is all part of a massive highway improvement project. caltran says that approximately 185,000 drivers will have to park it will be a blockbuster. the message don't drive if you have to in west l.a. or least stay close to home. >> i will stay close to home away from the freeway pretty much i don't want to get caught in traffic, roadblocks, traffic jams. >> are not too worried about >> the size choose to locate last year >> yet find >> still live from the highways >> drivers, pedestrians, skateboarders if you access the closed section you will be broken the law and we w
and about. please keep in mind that it is probably best for public transportation. ac transit, muni, bart. even a bicycle. not only will it be packed but parking is going to beat at a premium. they want to have people enjoy themselves but to not get caught in traffic. it is going to be great but it is going to be crowded. >> absolutely, event a geddon.. we were thinking about what we recall that. and let me give you some other suggestions. one of our producers says that it is going bee san francisoc and jam francisoc and fill up gasoline prices are jumping. if you've not noticed? get ready. aaa is saying that it has gone up by 165. and where are you mic? >> i am in pleasant hill. michael?-i am in pleasantville. the drivers are in for a big surprise. here in applause until the prices are $4.83 per gallon in pleasant hill. it is significantly higher than just yesterday. the prices are higher bay-area wide court 165, overnight. just this spike. and according to aaa. the average price is $4.59. that is 165 higher than yesterday. and even 355 higher than just wayone week ago. and oakland also
to that particular area or that problem. >> b.a.r.t. and mun nip are extending service and a hundred extra taxis will be on the streets. drivers are being warned to watch out for street closures. >>> also happening in san francisco, fleet week. you can watch the blue angels fly in. they are scheduled to arrive tonight at sfo. fleet week officially kicks off on thursday. they will be performing at the airshow on saturday and sunday, weather permitting. you kind of have to watch the clouds there. >> you can watch them practice on thursday and frey. but it's always -- and frey. but again, it's always a good idea to keep your eyes on the road. >> right. >> it's great to see. >> if you are standing still. >>> the anti-smoking ban in san rafael. now you can't smoke on sidewalks but we'll tell you there is one exception. >>> and the recall involving peanut butter expand to more stores. [ male announcer ] this is the opposite of subliminal advertising... there's no subtext... just tacos. yeah, it's our job to make you want it. but honestly... it's not that hard. old el paso. when you gotta have mexican.
there will be extra routes added for bart, muni and ac transit. in this case however, be prepared to pay more for gasoline even just 165 overnight. michael pelton? >> good morning. as people are realizing that gasoline prices are increasing a lot. according to aaa the average is about 165 increase in, overnight. let me show you $4.83 and pleasant hell. and in just a couple of hours. in a pleasant- hill ... the also, people are not help with this. and just how intense this increase is. the average price is $4.59 that is about 165 higher. oakland, $4.52. that is up by 205. and in the san jose not getting any relief. hand this morning. about 165 from yesterday-and this morning. i spoke with one woman. she said that extra 205 and 305 is already taking an impact. >> i have no idea about when the price is lower i typically and spending $80 on a tank of gas. and here, the gas gauge is already at $98. >> this spike is interesting and that woman and others that i've spoken with say that they have tried to find gasoline yesterday. and to they waited until today. in hopes of having that lure what that i
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